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As election approaches, Rapid City mayoral candidates talk compromise | May 19


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On today's update...

Thursday night saw most of Rapid City's mayoral candidates share the stage and address the public. What's on the minds of those eyeing the top job in the state's second largest city?

The U.S. Geological Survey, or USGS — in cooperation with the FAA — is conducting a new geological survey across the central Great Plains. The goal of the project is to collect geological data on areas that are thought to have undiscovered deposits of critical minerals.

After the public resignation of Aberdeen's water treatment plant superintendent, questions are being asked about the facility he deems "ready to fail" — though city officials say there are no safety compliance issues at the plant. Bob Braun has been a water superintendent with the city of Aberdeen since 2017.

A benefit is being held this weekend for a former Black Hills law enforcement officer who fell in the line of duty. Kaitlin Leising was shot and killed in Wisconsin earlier this month.

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources is confirming the emerald ash borer has spread to Baltic. The community is in the existing quarantine area, which includes Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and Union counties.

And more.

Krystal is the local host of "All Things Considered."